Prevent Cervical Cancer by Performing Routine Screening

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Cervical cancer or cervical cancer is a malignant tumor that attacks the very bottom of the uterus. This disease can attack women from various backgrounds and age levels.

Considering that cervical cancer can strike anyone, Roche Diagnostics Indonesia held a media briefing entitled “Early Detection Innovations to Increase Cervical Cancer Screening Coverage in Indonesia” on Thursday (19/05/2022).

1. The rate of early detection of cervical cancer is still low
From a release received by IDN Times on Thursday (19/05/2022), the Ministry of Health noted that there were only 2.8 million patients who had cervical cancer checked. This figure needs to be increased to reduce the risk of advanced cervical cancer patients.

Ahmed Hassan, Director and Country Manager of Diagnostics Roche Indonesia, also explained that 60 percent of the global community still faces barriers to routine check-ups due to various factors.

“These are obstacles in carrying out early detection of a disease. In cervical cancer that is detected late, the patient’s life expectancy can drop to less than 20 percent,” said Ahmed.

2. Prevent cervical cancer as early as possible
Described by dr. Aldrin, one effective way to prevent cervical cancer is to do regular screening. Although it is...

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